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CITY COUNCIL / WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS HOLD JOINT WORKSHOP

The Brenham City Council and the Washington County Commissioners held a joint workshop meeting this (Thursday) morning to hear a request from Del Sol Food Company for creation of a…

84-YEAR OLD LEON CO. WOMAN NOW BEING INVESTIGATED IN DAUGHTER’S DEATH

The recent arrest of an 84-year old woman for the 1984 Leon Co. murder of her husband, has led to the reopening of an investigation into her daughter’s death in…

SALES TAX REBATES UP FOR ALL LOCAL ENTITIES IN JULY

Washington County, Brenham and Burton all showed modest increases in sales and tax distributions this month. In July, Washington County received $260,182, a 9.6 percent increase from last July, when…

LOCAL NON-PROFIT HOSTING 2ND ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

A local organization is doing its part to get Brenham and Burton students ready to go back to school. For the City is putting on its second annual community-wide school…

“SUEDE” TO RETURN FOR “HOT NIGHTS, COOL TUNES”

The second weekend of “Hot Nights, Cool Tunes” in downtown Brenham features the return of a fan favorite. Saturday, the popular Austin band “Suede” will perform for the 11th year…

LOCAL POLICE CHARGE WOMAN WITH ASSAULT

A Brenham woman has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. 59-year old Doris Ragston was taken into custody after police were called to the 200 block of Riggs St….

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO MULL CONTRACT FOR SOUTH CHAPPELL HILL STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

The Brenham City Council will meet tomorrow (Thursday) to consider a road improvement project connected to the building of a new shopping center in Brenham. The council will look at…

NEW REPORT SAYS CHESTER JACKSON JR. ASSAULTED JAIL EMPLOYEE

Newly released public records show Chester Jackson, Jr. is accused of assaulting a booking officer during his stay at the Burleson County Jail in April. Tuesday, an Austin-based law firm…

SISTER SAYS ABIGAIL YOUNG DOESN’T DESERVE PAROLE

The aunt of Emma Thompson says the child’s mother does not deserve to be paroled. Amanda Mathews told the State Parole Board in Austin, Tuesday, that her sister, Abigail Young,…

BURTON CITY COUNCIL REJECTS DONATION FOR NEW DRUG DOG

After a period of debate between councilmembers and residents, the Burton City Council opted to not accept donated funds for a new drug dog. The city recently received a donation…